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Born on 1480 Died on 1550
Sulaiman Al Mahri ibn Ahmad ibn Sulayman was a 16th-century Arab navigator. He was called "Al-Mahri" because he was a descendant of the Arabic tribe of Mahara. He was a student of the philosopher and scientist Ibn Majid and lived during the reign of Ottoman Turks.
Died on 987
Sutayta did not specialize in just one subject but excelled in many fields such as Arabic literature, hadith, and jurisprudence as well as mathematics. It is said that she was an expert in hisab (arithmetics) and fara'idh (successoral calculations), both being practical branches of mathematics which...
Born on 1526 Died on 1585
Taqī al-Dīn ibn Ma'rūf (1526-1585), was an Ottoman astronomer originary from Damascus who worked in Istanbul. Known as al-Rāsid (the observer) because of his fame as astronomer and especially as observer and head of the known Istanbul observatory, he excelled also in other scientific branches,...
Umm Matawe' Al-Aslamiyya, who volunteered to be a nurse in the army after the opening of Khaybar.